[License-discuss] Status of earlier AFL licenses?

McCoy Smith mccoy at lexpan.law
Wed Sep 8 04:55:36 UTC 2021

Since that's Larry Rosen's license, he'd probably know best. I talked to him
last week, should I ping him? I think he's on this list.
I think what probably happened is the older versions got superseded in favor
of the newer versions, although typically that's shown in the superseded

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> Subject: [License-discuss] Status of earlier AFL licenses?
> Hi, folks!
> The SPDX folks are trying to sort out the status of the versions of the
> Academic Free License prior to v3.0.
> Basically, the Wayback Machine shows that the earlier versions are OSI-
> approved but they're not showing that way on the site anymore.
> Searching the list archives didn't turn up any information that would
> things up.
> Does anyone have any information about these?
> See this GitHub issue for details:
> https://github.com/spdx/license-list-XML/issues/1327
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